Dr Noémie Bouhana
Background: Noémie is Associate Professor in Security and Crime Science at UCL, where she leads the Counter-Terrorism Research Group. She is both a political scientist and a criminologist by training. Her research interests centre on the processes involved in the emergence of radicalising settings, the role that these settings play in the individual development of a terrorist propensity, and the mechanisms which underpin individual susceptibility to propensity change. At present, Noémie is Principal Investigator of the of the $1M project "The Social Ecology of Radicalisation", an international study funded by the US DoD Minerva Initiative. Previous research was funded by the European Union, the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), the Office of Security and Counter-Terrorism (OSCT), the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the US National Institute of Justice (NIJ), among others.